2018 NHL Winter Classic At Citi Field

The 2018 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic will feature the Rangers taking on the Buffalo Sabres on January 1, 2018 at Citi Field, home of the New York Mets.

“The Winter Classic made its debut under snowy Buffalo skies in 2008, and we look forward to celebrating the 10th anniversary of that landmark event by matching the Sabres with their intrastate rivals, the New York Rangers, in the 2018 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic at Citi Field,” NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said on Tuesday when the announcement was made. “With New York City as its host, the renewal of our New Year’s tradition will continue to inspire hockey memories for our clubs, our players and our fans.”

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Red Bull Arena To Host El Salvador-Ecuador Match June 13th

The Ecuador and El Salvador national teams will play at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey on Tuesday, June 13, 2017.

Both teams will be in preparation of important tournament dates, as Ecuador prepares for CONMEBOL World Cup qualification matches against Brazil and Peru in August and early September, while El Salvador readies for the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup in July.

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NYCFC Hold Off Upstart Atlanta United

(David Villa scoring the opening goal for NYCFC on Sunday afternoon –  USA Today Sports)

New York City Football Club got a solid 3-1 win on Sunday afternoon at Yankee Stadium against Atlanta United FC, who are in their inaugural season in the MLS.

David Villa, fresh off signing a one-year contract extension, put NYCFC on the board in the 17th minute after a give-and-go from Rodney Wallace.

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NYCFC Announce Academy Talent ID Evaluations

(NYCFC in action against Atlanta United on Sunday. Photo by Jason Schott)

New York City FC will host a series of Academy Talent ID Evaluations for players looking to join the U12-U19 boys teams.

Registration is open now for the May and June evaluations which will take place in Queens.

Interested players must register to be in consideration to participate.

Registering does not guarantee participation. If selected to participate, applicants will be notified via email with further instructions.

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Sapong 3, Red Bulls 0

(C.J. Sapong of the Philadelphia Union – @PhilaUnion)

The Red Bulls fell to the Philadelphia Union, 3-0 on Saturday night at Talen Energy Stadium in Chester, Pa., as C.J. Sapong recorded a hat trick in the final 15 minutes to give Philadelphia the big win.

The game was scoreless into the 75th minute, until Sapong capitalized on a loose ball in the Red Bulls’ defensive third and beat Luis Robles to put the Union up 1-0. Sapong followed up with goals in the 81st and 85th minutes, completing the hat trick on a penalty.

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Villa Throws Out First Pitch At Yankee Stadium

(David Villa throwing out the first pitch before Wednesday’s Yankees-Blue Jays game – All photos courtesy NYCFC)

David Villa celebrated the occasion of signing a one-year contract extension with New York City Football Club on Wednesday by throwing out the first pitch at that night’s Yankees game and visiting a school in the South Bronx.

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NYCFC’s Villa Signs One-Year Contract Extension

(NYCFC Head Coach Patrick Vieira (left) with David Villa – Provided by NYCFC)

New York City Football Club announced that David Villa, the reigning MLS MVP, has signed a one-year contract extension.

NYCFC’s first signing, first captain and record goalscorer has agreed to a new deal which will keep him in New York until the end of the 2018 season.

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Red Bulls Welcome Back McCarty, Put Out Fire

(Bradley Wright-Phillips after his goal – @NewYorkRedBulls)

The Red Bulls had possibly their best performance of the season as they outlasted the Chicago Fire, 2-1, on Saturday night at Red Bull Arena.

Bradley Wright-Phillips scored his fourth goal of the season, and team-record 73rd as a Red Bull, in the 37th minute off a cross from Daniel Royer.

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Harrison’s Double Leads NYCFC To Win In Columbus

(Jack Harrison gets a step on Columbus’ Justin Meram – USA Today Sports)

New York City Football Club got a big win in Columbus, 3-2, over the Crew on Saturday night, as Jack Harrison led the way with two goals.

Harrison’s first goal came in the eighth minute on a brilliant feed from Maxi Morales, who earned his fourth assist of the season.

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Red Bulls Announce Plans for Permanent Sensory-Friendly Space at Red Bull Arena

The New York Red Bulls announced on Saturday plans to convert executive office space inside of Red Bull Arena into a permanent sensory-friendly area for families affected by Autism. The space will be available at all Red Bulls matches at no additional charge.

The announcement comes in advance of Autism Awareness Night, presented by Speedway, on Saturday night at Red Bull Arena as the Red Bulls host the Chicago Fire at 7:30 p.m.

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